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Unique ID: NLM646

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

La Tene I type, bow only and a bit of the catchplate. Bow highly arched and plain.


Checked by MF following Sophie Catley. Dating corrected by insertion of minus prefix and completed [otherwise unamended]; drawing ref. added.

Class: Bow

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: 300 BC
Date to: 100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.3 mm
Width: 5.9 mm
Weight: 3.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd March 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS0725 nlm00725

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
To be known as: FENLAND

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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